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Flag for United Kingdom September 27, 1996 — Total Lunar Eclipse — London, England, United Kingdom

Max view in London
Friday, September 27, 1996 at 3:54 AM

Global Type: Total Lunar Eclipse


London: Total Lunar Eclipse


Began: Fri, Sep 27, 1996 at 1:13 AM

Maximum: Fri, Sep 27, 1996 at 3:54 AM

Ended: Fri, Sep 27, 1996 at 6:34 AM


Duration: 5 hours, 21 minutes

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September 27, 1996 — Total Lunar Eclipse — London

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This total lunar eclipse was fully visible in London. The total lunar eclipse is sometimes called a blood moon, as the moon turns red.

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Phases and local times of this eclipse

Start of partialMaxEnd of partial
2:12 AM Sep 273:54 AM Sep 275:35 AM Sep 27
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Local times for eclipse in London on Friday, September 27, 1996

EventTime in LondonDirectionAltitudeLooks likeComments
Penumbral Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 1:13 AM189°South38.9°
The Earth's penumbra start touching the Moon's face.
Partial Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 2:12 AM207°South-southwest36.3°
Partial moon eclipse starts - moon is getting red.
Total Eclipse beginsSep 27 at 3:19 AM225°Southwest30.5°
Total moon eclipse starts - completely red moon.
Maximum EclipseSep 27 at 3:54 AM234°Southwest26.6°
Moon is closest to the center of the shadow.
Total Eclipse endsSep 27 at 4:28 AM242°West-southwest22.3°
Total moon eclipse ends.
Partial Eclipse endsSep 27 at 5:35 AM256°West-southwest13.1°
Partial moon eclipse ends.
Penumbral Eclipse endsSep 27 at 6:34 AM267°West4.6°
The Earth's penumbra ends.
Moon close to horizon, so make sure you have free sight to West.
Times are local for London (BST – British Summer Time).

Eclipses visible in London

Eclipse Visibility from LondonVisibility Worldwide
YearDateTypeDegreeLooks likeMax degreePath of the eclipse
1990Feb 9LunarTotal
Total
1991Jan 30LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1991Jun 27LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1992Jun 15LunarPartial
Partial
1992Dec 9 / Dec 10LunarTotal
Total
1993Nov 29LunarTotal
Total
1994May 10SolarPartial
Annular
1994May 25LunarPartial
Partial
1994Nov 18LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1995Oct 8LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1996Apr 3 / Apr 4LunarTotal
Total
1996Sep 27LunarTotal
Total
1996Oct 12SolarPartial
Partial
1997Mar 24LunarPartial
Partial
1997Sep 16LunarTotal
Total
1998Mar 13LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1998Aug 8LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1999Jan 31LunarPenumbral
Penumbral
1999Aug 11SolarPartial
Total
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